A refrigeration mechanic, aged 25, was electrocuted yesterday while performing maintenance on an air conditioner on a factory roof at Braeside, in Victoria’s south-east.
A company that overloaded a barge which capsized on the Patterson River, throwing three workers into the water and seriously injuring one of them, was convicted and fined a total of $600,000 in the County Court last week.
A worker aged 64 died yesterday in an incident at a housing development site in Harkaway, in Melbourne's south-east.
Following a comprehensive investigation, WorkSafe has charged the Essendon Football Club with two breaches of the OHS Act 2004 in relation to its 2011-2012 supplements program.
A 76-year-old man has died on a farm at Anakie, near Geelong, yesterday.
The winners of the prestigious 2015 WorkSafe Awards were named yesterday on the final day of Health and Safety Week.
A farmer died on Monday when he was crushed between a utility vehicle and a pole on his parents’ dairy farm at Princetown, in Victoria’s south-west.
Inadequate guarding that led to a worker severely injuring her arm has cost a major chicken processor dearly.
A farmer in his late 60s died when his quad bike overturned on a property at Murrindindi, near Yea, yesterday afternoon. He was not found until late last night.
More than 3000 people with a passion for workplace safety have so far registered to attend seminars across Victoria during the 2015 Health and Safety Week, which begins next week.
Forty-five years after Victoria’s worst workplace disaster, a group of families, friends and workers will gather today to remember the 35 construction workers who died when the Westgate Bridge collapsed.
An invention that eliminates the need for divers to cut steel piles under water, a country school which promotes farm safety, and a health program which allows older workers to carry out their duties to their full potential are among the finalists in the 2015 WorkSafe Victoria Awards.
A world leader in mental health care, an expert in dealing with major emergencies, a young sportsman who recovered from a catastrophic workplace injury to excel as an athlete, experts in pain management, and some of Victoria’s leading businesspeople are among the keynote speakers at Health and Safety Week.
A dairy company which allowed its employees to drive quad bikes with defective brakes and without wearing helmets was fined $40,000 in the Colac Magistrates’ Court last month.
The Victorian workers compensation system is in a sound financial position, according to the 2014/15 results released today by WorkSafe Victoria.